Farmers frustrated by biased reporting on IPCC climate study

Farmers frustrated by biased reporting on IPCC climate study


Farm leaders have accused national media of twisting the facts contained in a major climate change report in order to promote their own anti-meat agendas.

The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC’s) report on global land use and agriculture was published on Thursday (8 August).

The report recognises the importance of diverse farming systems, including sustainably managed pasture and livestock, as a key means of mitigating climate change.

It concludes that balanced diets should include animal-sourced food produced in resilient, sustainable and low greenhouse gas (GHG)-emission systems.

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Phillip Case